908. RELATIONS WITH PARENTS/GUARDIANS - Pg.
908. RELATIONS WITH PARENTS/GUARDIANS
The Board believes that the education of students is a joint responsibility that is shared by the parents/guardians. To ensure that the best interests of each student are served in the educational process, a strong program of communication and cooperation between home and school must be maintained, and parental involvement encouraged.
The Board feels that it is the parents/guardians who have the ultimate responsibility for their children's behavior in school, including the behavior of students who have reached the legal age of majority but are, for all practical purposes, under parental authority.
During school hours, the Board acts in loco parentis or in place of the parents/ guardians, through its designated administrators.
Parents/Guardians are requested to keep the school staff apprised of changes in the home situation that may affect a student's conduct or performance.
The Board directs that the following activities be implemented to encourage parent-school cooperation:
The Board believes that parents/guardians have a responsibility to support and encourage their child's career in school through the following actions:
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